Muscat: The Sultanate of Oman's Ministry of Health (MoH) has launched a system for residents to easily obtain the results of medical examinations for the purpose of renewals or to obtain new residency cards.
The ministry said: ”The service is part of the ‘Medical Fitness Examination System for Residency Purpose’, where the system will allow residents and companies to easily obtain the results of medical examinations to renew residency or obtain residency cards from service centres in the civil affairs, and also to obtain visas for the first time.”
MoH added that the system aims to increase transparency, reduce counterfeit reports, and save time and effort in issuing medical reports through electronic linkage with the Royal Oman Police (ROP).
-Entrepreneurs and individuals wishing to recruit expatriate workers
-The Directorate General of Disease Surveillance and Control to follow up, manage, and control the system, and obtain the necessary statistics
- Private sector hospitals and centres that provide medical examination services for expatriates
Services provided by the system:
-Enables officials to manage and follow up work procedures directly.
-Medical examination for expatriates for the purpose of residency to work or for renewal
-Medical examination to issue or renew health card
-Medical examination to obtain or renew study visa
-Medical examination to obtain or renew family entry visa
-Medical examination for technical teams and sailors (enrolment or renewal)
-Medical examination to obtain or restore Omani citizenship